πŸ“Ž Link of the week: openbsd.org
πŸ“‚ Category: Computers Β» FOSS

OpenBSD is a free operating system with a heavy emphasis on security and cryptography. It is probably the only OS project where releases are celebrated with distinct artwork and/or a song!

πŸ“Ž Link of the week: winworldpc.com/home
πŸ“‚ Category: Computers Β» Fun

"WinWorld is an online museum dedicated to the preservation and sharing of vintage, abandoned, and pre-release software. We offer information, media and downloads for a wide variety of computers and operating systems."

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πŸ“Ž Link of the week: gemini://astrobotany.mozz.us/
πŸ“‚ Category: Computers Β» Fun

Astrobotany is a collective textual virtual garden. You can plant your own plant, visit and water others' plants, post on the message board, get badges and a lot more!

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πŸ“Ž Link of the week: slashdot.org/
πŸ“‚ Category: Computers Β» Publications

Does it even need an introduction? Slashdot is the legendary news site "for nerds" which features a good dose of hand-picked IT, technology and science news.

πŸ“Ž Link of the week: unicode-table.com/
πŸ“‚ Category: Computers Β» Programmers

Unicode Table is (guess what?) an online unicode character map. It allows several ways of looking for and discovering all kinds of Unicode characters (emojis included) which are divided into sets and colletions.

πŸ“Ž Link of the week: webzine.puffy.cafe/
πŸ“‚ Category: Computers Β» Publications

The OpenBSD Webzine is a volunteer-made webzine whose goal is "to allow people to stay informed about OpenBSD in a cool, fun and instructive way". It can include a hand-picked list of changes, new packages and improvements, a Q&A section, some shell tips (which other systems' users might find useful as well) and OpenBSD-related artwork.

πŸ“Ž Link of the week: joelonsoftware.com/2003/10/08/
πŸ“‚ Category: Computers Β» Programmers

The absolute minimum every software developer absolutely, positively must know about Unicode and character sets. A well-written, absolutely, positively explanative article about Unicode, code pages and the encodings mess.

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"A satirical piece that advocates for lightweight websites and semantics against (poor) and superfluous web-design. (Contributed by @hacknorris)"

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πŸ“Ž Link of the week: idlewords.com/talks/website_ob
πŸ“‚ Category: Computers Β» Programmers

Wonder in what ways the modern web sucks? Here's one talk on the problem of website obesity.

Link of the week: xkcd.com

xkcd is a well-known scientific web-comic which is occasionally heavy on maths. The creator, Randall Munroe, is also the author of the 'What If?' book series.

Link of the week: searx.space

SearX is a powerful and FOSS metasearch engine which can be hosted by anyone. Searx.space provides an up-to-date list with public SearX instances which can be accessed by anyone.

Link of the week: gemini://warmedal.se/~antenna

Antenna is a Geminispace feed aggregator with a twist. It's not based on a feed list it periodically checks, but instead takes feed URLs as user input and puts them in a queue.

Link of the week: userinyerface.com/

How difficult can it be to fill out a form on a web site? "User In yer face" is a proof-of-concept of the worst user interface ever designed, which highlights the importance of a good UI design.

Link of the week: gpf-comics.com

GPF Comics is a bizzare, adventurous and fun web-comic with a geeky touch born withinin the eddies of the cyberspace-time continuum.

Link of the week: simutrans.org

Simutrans is a free and open-source transport company simulatoion game. You start with a limited budget on your way to build the transport empire of your dreams!

Link of the week: thedailywtf.com/

"The Daily WTF is your how-not-to guide for developing software. We recount tales of disastrous development, from project management gone spectacularly bad to inexplicable coding choices".

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